The Short Story Blackout By Roger Mais Essays and Term Papers

  • Brother Man - Roger Mais

    Brother Man: An Analysis In Roger Mais’ Brother Man, the author uses various narrative techniques such as flask back, characterization, setting, themes, plot, and foreshadow to narrate the story. Each technique shall be described in detail in the remainder of this analysis. The use of flash back is...

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  • Proving Characteristic of Roger in "Thank You Ma'am" short story

    ends meet. In desperation, many unemployed workers, and frequently their children were driven to petty theft to put food on the table. Roger, a character in the story Thank You Ma’m by Langston Hughes, is one of the victims of this time. Although he tries to rob Mrs. Jones, he does not appear as a professional...

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  • Short Stories

    The pioneers of the teaching of science imagined that its     introduction into education would remove the conventionality,     artificiality, and backward-lookingness which were characteristic;     of classical studies, but they were gravely disappointed. So, too, in 5   their time had the humanists...

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    Unwelcome Passenger The man looked familiar, and immediately I felt my pulse quicken. He wore oil-stained jeans and a torn leather vest, but no shirt. Straight black hair hung nearly to his waist. A snake tattoo circled his forearm. Mid-thirties, I guessed. I didn't realize I was staring so hard...

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  • Short Story

    "...the pain of saying goodbye and moving on." Write a short story inspired by the above phrase. Bright lights. Clean walls. Clean floors. Pale uniforms. People rushing back and forth through the corridors. That nauseating smell that lingers in your nostrils for hours after you leave. Blood slipped...

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  • Short Story

    Left In The Dark The dreadful smell of something rotting filled the small, dark room. Whoever was keeping me here had put me down in the basement. I found this out after my first escape attempt. Ever since then he has been coming down every day, just to check on me or to cause me pain. I was sitting...

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  • Short Stories

    want to avenge the death of the man who Pepe killed. After much running and even being shot, he is killed by these men. | Tone: The tone of this story is extremely suspenseful. The author has kept the reader on a hook to find out whether Pepe escapes the gunmen. The reader is desperate to know whether...

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  • Short Story

    internet The creation of the internet has affected society and individual's life in many positive ways.Individuals,companies,and institutions use the internet in many ways.Companies and institutions use the internet to provide their own profit,including advertising,selling,buying...etc.The use of the...

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  • Short Story

    Short Story 12/18/2012 Bonnie Liu It is raining outside. As if God is weeping, droplets run across windows ceaselessly, “di-da…di-da…di-da,” resounding through every corner in the house. Nevertheless, this little sad song has been drowned out by a raucous drunk crowd who is now partying for...

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  • The Short Story

    Shirley Jackson was a popular American novelist and short story writer of twentieth century, known for her forte in mystery and horror fiction. Supernatural, sinister and mysterious elements played significant role in her works. She has a very odd style of writing and plot. Her themes are usually pertaining...

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  • Short Story

    chose Indiana. I attended IU last fall and came home in December for Christmas break. I decided Ole Miss was where my heart belonged. After applying short notice and hearing back, I was headed down south for good. My parent’s favorite advice, “Everything will work itself out,” was an affirmation I didn’t...

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  • Short story

     An Angel's Wings Ever since Aly Nightengail was a little girl, she loved angels. Everything about them. The way their eyes sparkled, glistened in all light. The way they wouldn't lie to you. The way they couldn't harm a single living being, because they we're let into heaven...

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  • Short Story

    A Father’s Escape When I was sixteen my father went to the moon. A few years prior to his departure from Earth our house became a cave and the backyard a prehistoric jungle where dinosaurs roamed freely and lived among us. See my father was a unique individual with what I believed in the oblivion...

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    Secret Lost in the Water Carrier, Roch. The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories. Translated by Sheila Fischman. Concord, Ontario: House of Anansi Press Ltd., 1979. ********************************************* After I started going to school my father scarcely talked any more. I was very intoxicated...

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  • Short Story

    believed that he should follow and support his country to the extent of death. However, one day he got new orders when he just finally returned home for a short time. He was so excited to see where next he was being sent. Hoping it was a little closer to home, maybe even Hawaii he heard it was beautiful there...

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  • Short Story

    STORY OF MAYKAPAL In the beginning, the sky was very low; it was possible to touch it with a long bamboo pole. Because of this proximity, everything on earth was burnt by the intense heat of the sun. The rivers and the seas were boiling tremendously. Then suddenly from nowhere, a huge man appeared...

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  • Short Story

    happened and saw the men dragging the soldier through the mud and into the back of a stolen U.S. PR truck.  He had always heard the gut wrenching stories of being a POW but now his fellow soldier would experience them firsthand.  He couldn’t let it happen, Danny was ready to do whatever he had to, to...

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  • Short Story

    said ‘Lets get home, partner – want to give Lylah a huge kiss before she goes to school”. Kraai eased into the highway and Scott settled in for the short drive. ~ Sophia...

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  • Short Story

    seen it all, heard it all and knows it all. So when I decide not to obey any of the two million rules he just read me, I will return to prison--end of story. Stupid thought, right? After listening to how the drug testing system works and my need to find a job, I am allowed to ask a question. I have so many...

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  • Short Story

    It all started on April the 26th. It was the birthday of Lucas, my younger brother. I celebrated it as always. I sat down in front of the chimney with a glass of scotch and thought about old times. Then I cried. It was the only day of the year where I showed a bit of weakness. After a few glasses I went...

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